Jowel is a Lead Instructor at The Marcy Lab School. He grew up in the Inwood and Washington Heights sections of Manhattan (by way of the Dominican Republic) and now calls Jersey City home. Before joining Marcy, he taught 4th grade at a NYC public school and worked as an Education Specialist for a communal non-profit. Starting at The Marcy Lab School as an Associate Instructor, Jowel lead with tenacity, ensuring every single Fellow met the highest standard and never gave up on becoming their absolute best. Now, stepping into a Lead Instructor role, Jowel will only continue to keep the bar high, steering our Fellows toward incredible outcomes. When not crushing it in the classroom, he can be found cooking, playing board games with friends (primarily Catan), and watching and playing lacrosse/football. He's currently listening to is Two Tens by Cordae & Anderson Paak.